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Build Your Own Guitar – Week 1

The Background I decided to get back into music earlier this year (long story, not worth the telling). When I saw an ad for the Australian Guitar Making School I figured there would be no better incentive to start playing again than to build my...

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Nevs announces intention to lay off employees

My mate Pete just forwarded this press release (no, I’m not a subscriber). As expected…… —— Nevs announces intention to lay off up to 200 employees due to lack of work, as the decision to re-start production will be further delayed. Nevs has retained the...

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Goodbye Porsche 968CS – Hello Lancia Fulvia

When I advertised my Porsche 968CS for sale a month or so ago, I did it expecting that I’d still have another good 6 months or so with the car. Having watched 968’s and other Porsches online for so long, I knew that most of...

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Petrolicious – Lancia 037

Petrolicious has to run out of….. fuel at some stage, right? I mean, how many incredible different vehicle models can they actually get access to before they start repeating themselves? Hopefully the answer is “plenty more”. The owner of this car will be familiar to...

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Formula E Begins – quietly

Youtube doesn’t really do time limits. Not unreasonable ones, at least. So it’s a bit of a worry when the official Formula E Youtube channel puts up a highlights video of the first ever Formula E race and the highlights from the actual race go...

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I Bought a Lancia Fulvia!

UPDATED with more pics, thanks to a friend who’s also visited the collection. —— Happy days! As the headline suggests, I’ve just transferred payment for the purchase of a Lancia Fulvia! I’ve been wanting one of these cars in the worst possible way, for a...

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Classics By The Beach – September 2014

Holy cow, we’re getting some beautiful weather! And that means beautiful cars by the bucketload, even on an event like Father’s Day. Today’s Classics was jam packed and the cars kept rolling in consistently for a good hour or more after I arrived (and there...

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Dude Buys First Porsche – At 85

I’m not someone recently given to re-hashing marketing press releases, but this one from Porsche Australia caught my eye when it landed in my inbox today. —— South Australian buys first Porsche … at 85 years of age Adelaide’s Olaf Varley decided early this year...

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NEVS Get Reorganisation Approval

Wonders will never cease…… In the interests of completeness: The District court approves Nevs’ application for reorganization The District court of Vänersborg, Sweden, today August 29 approved the application for reorganization from National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB. The District court has appointed Mr. Lars Eric...

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Death In Trollhattan: NEVS Lose Rights To Saab Name

Um. This: It’s Saab AB yesterday morning withdrew the rights of the automaker. This is a result of the attempted reorganization. When the agreement between defense Saab and Nevs signed two years ago included certain conditions, confirms Sebastian Carlsson, Head of Saab AB. One of...